About David


David Emberling is an award winning photographer residing in Weston, CT. His work has been used in national advertising campaigns, as well as magazines, and in personal collections around the country.
David Emberling was born in San Francisco. He discovered his passion for photography at the age of 15, on a summer trip to Greece and Italy. His brother loaned him a camera for the trip, and it never left his side. In the next  few years, he bought a camera of his own, and developed a love of landscape and nature photography that was a natural outgrowth of his many backpacking expeditions around the West. He attended the University of California, where he studied film, photography, music, and theater. Several years later, he opened his first studio in New York City.
In 1991, married and with a young son, he moved to Connecticut. In 2002, he built a beautiful studio in Weston, Connecticut, where he now produces commercial, editorial, and personal images. HIs philosophy is that all of life is beautiful, and his mission as a photographer is to capture and reveal that beauty in everyone.

What Our Clients Say:

This has been a great experience! I have not worked with a photographer before and you made this very easy.  You are very easy to work with. You have great ideas and were able to capture the personalities of my children to a “T”! I look forward to working together again soon---” Jessica Cunningham, Cross River, NY

“David did a fantastic job of managing an unruly set of kids and miraculously getting great photos. He is very responsive to clients needs--seems to understand in advance the style of his clients and their desired output. He delivers on exactly what we asked for!”--Heather Raker, Darien CT

Wonderful experience. David was very patient and worked with out young children to capture beautiful images of them. He used the spaces in our home thoughtfully to create keepsake family portraits.”--Natalie Drucker, Westport, CT

PS:  “The picture is beautiful!!! Thank you so much.”

 “Great family experience. Entire process was handled in a highly professional manner. David was at the location of photo session before us with equipment in place ready to begin. Very relaxed and enjoyable time for entire family”--Claire Pantello, Trumbull, CT

Photo session at studio outdoors was perfect setting in the fall & picturesque. Really worked to capture personalities of children and family dog.”--Elizabeth Scarpelli, Norwalk, CT

Found our session with David Emberling to be fantastic. He took beautiful photos, related well with our children, got to know us, and included us in the artistic process. We will definitely use him again.”--Annalise Caron, Fairfield, CT